Job:Assistant Research Professor, Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine [18207]
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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for an Assistant Research Professor, in the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine [18207]

PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities.

The university is committed to enhancing efforts to attract and retain top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.

COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

ROLE of the POSITION The Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine (NIPM) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) invites applications for an Assistant Research Professor position. The staff member will conduct research in the area of cell/molecular and human genetics, will be expected to initiate independent research in the field of genetics and establish external funding to support their salary.

QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Required Qualifications: This position requires a Ph.D. degree in genetics or related biological field from a regionally accredited college or university and four years related supervisory experience. Ideally, an applicant should have lab skills in the areas of molecular and cellular biology and NGS sequencing data, and a good track record of publications.

Major Responsibilities:

Experiments related to cell and molecular biology and human genetics Analysis of the NGS data Documentation by keeping a lab notebook, and assisting with the preparation of manuscripts and grant applications Training and oversight of graduate and undergraduate students SALARY RANGE Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding. APPLICATION DETAILS Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

The review of materials will begin October 13, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Edwin Oh, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or


Contact: UNLV Human Resources University of Nevada Las Vegas Phone: 702-895-3504 Online App. Form: UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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